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  • Oct
    31
    Southern Meeting Highlight


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    Don't miss out on the exciting symposia taking place at the 2019 ASAS Southern Section Meeting in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma!

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  • Oct
    31
    Check out what's new on Animal Smart


    What's new on Animal Smart is all about horses wearing shoes! Also, don't forget to sign your child/students up to be Jr. Animal Scientists!

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  • Oct
    31
    Interpretive Summary: Alveolar macrophage functions during the transition phase to active immunity in calves


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    An article published in the September 2018 Issue of the Journal of Animal Science investigated the functions of alveolar macrophages in Holstein calves from aged three to six months, a time when the pulmonary immune system is in the process of maturing.

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  • Oct
    28
    Meet Policy Intern Megan Anderson


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    Megan Anderson, one of the ASAS Policy Interns, has written about her summer experience. Read more on how Megan's summer went in Washington, D.C.

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  • Oct
    28
    Labeling of Plant-Based 'Milk' Products


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    Thirty-Five Day FDA Comment Period Will End 11/27/2018 on the Use of Dairy Food Names in the Labeling of Plant-Based ‘Milk’ Products


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  • Oct
    28
    Former USDA Chief Scientists Comment on USDA Research Relocation and Reorganization


    Read more about the webinar on Agriculture Secretary Sunny Purdue’s proposal to relocate and reorganize the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and the Economic Research Service (ERS).

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  • Oct
    28
    October D.C. Update


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    Our D.C. representative, Lowell Randel provides the latest policy news coming out of Washington D.C.

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  • Oct
    25
    Interpretive Summary: Effects of reductive acetogenic bacteria and lauric acid on in vivo ruminal fermentation, microbial populations, and methane mitigation in Hanwoo steers in South Korea


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    In this October 2018 Journal of Animal Science, researchers looked at how Acetogenic bacteria and lauric acid (LA) supplemented feed affected CH4 production in Hanwoo steers.

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  • Oct
    25
    Midwest Board Graduate Director Nominations


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    The Midwest Section encourages members of the Midwestern region to nominate graduate students to serve as Graduate Directors on the Midwest ASAS/ADSA Board.

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  • Oct
    25
    2019 Perinatal Biology Early Reg Discount


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    We would like to invite you to attend the 2019 Aspen/Snow Mass Perinatal Biology Symposium, August 24-27, 2019 in Snowmass, Colorado.

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  • Oct
    25
    Southern Section Call for Graduate Student Representative


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    It’s that time again to call for nominations for the incoming Southern Section Graduate Student Representative.

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  • Oct
    25
    ASAS is Moving


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    The American Society of Animal Science is moving office space! We will be moving the next few days, and therefore contact may be limited.

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  • Oct
    22
    Recruit Members - Win a Computer


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    We need your help! ASAS has been fortunate enough to enjoy record membership over the last 5 years - and we are hoping to continue to build on that momentum. Recruit members and win a computer!

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  • Oct
    22
    Interpretive Summary: Dietary cysteamine hydrochloride protects against oxidation, inflammation, and mucosal barrier disruption of broiler chickens challenged with Clostridium perfringens


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    A recent article in the October 2018 Journal of Animal Science issue, researchers studied if dietary cysteamine hydrochloride (CSH) could provide any benefit to broiler chickens challenged with the bacterial stressor Clostridium perfringens.

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  • Oct
    17
    Sponsorship Opportunities


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    ASAS is looking for sponsors! There are numerous opportunities for all companies, large and small.

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  • Oct
    17
    41st Argentinian Congress of Animal Production


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    The 41st Argentinian Congress of Animal Production is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Argentine Association of Animal Production on October 16-19, 2018 in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

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  • Oct
    17
    Interpretive Summary: Blood parameters in fattening pigs from two genetic types fed diet with three different protein concentrations


    A recent article published in the December 2018 Issue of Translational Animal Science investigates two genetic lines and how they respond to changes in CP dietary levels.

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  • Oct
    14
    Southern Meeting Preview: Improving Sustainability of Beef Cattle Production Systems in the Southeast


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    Take a peek at the speakers of the 2019 Southern Section Symposium: Improving Sustainability of Beef Cattle Production Systems in the Southeast.

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  • Oct
    14
    Southern Meeting Confirmed Symposia and Lunch/Learn Speakers


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    Check out the symposia and student lunch/learn speakers at this years ASAS Southern Section Meeting.

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  • Oct
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Transportation of cull sows-a descriptive study of the clinical condition of cull sows before transportation to slaughter


    A study published in the July issue of Translational Animal Science examined the clinical condition of cull sows before transport.

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